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Earl's Cooking Show

It's hard to decide if Earl's kitchen is more hazardous for him, the camera crew, or his assistants. But as Earl reminds us: "accidents happen". Just make sure you have...

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Jurassic Family vs Loki

Yet another movie by animator Raptor Blu. He's working hard on his stop motion skills — this one was made at 24 frames-per-second, which is a lot of work! Subscribe to his channel to see...

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That Stupid Tree!

Animator Raptor Blu returns with a new film. Subscribe to his channel for more great animation! When his biggest, baddest weapons won't destroy an annoying tree, a minifig is assisted by the...

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Fan Feature: The Valentines Day Fiasco

Undershadow Productions sent us this short film, the second in their "Ultra Awesome Adventures of Andrew and Jeremy" series! Effects were done with Paint.NET, editing with Windows Movie Maker, and the...

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Tutorials

ModiBots: Animation Part 3

In the pre-ModiBot world, there was a line of plastic figures called Stikfas. Some animators drilled holes into the figure's foot, and inserted a small rare-earth magnet, which allowed the...

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ModiBots: Animation Part 2

A professional stop motion armature has threaded holes in the bottom of its feet. A hole is drilled into the animation table, and the foot is placed over the hole....

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ModiBots: Animation Part 1

If you’ve ever tried animating with a ModiBot or similar action figure, you'll quickly learn that gravity is your worst enemy. It’s very difficult to pose your figure when it...

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Stopmotion Explosion Blog

Support the ModiBot Kickstarter Campaign!

The ModiBot Kickstarter Campaign has successfully funded. Thanks for your support! Preordering now unlocks additional figures. A few weeks back, I met Wayne Losey. Wayne and his partner Tucker Johnson have been...

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News

FrameByFrame OS X 10.9 Retina Bugfix

Some users with OS X 10.9 and computers with Retina displays were experiencing crashes during movie exports. The latest version of FrameByFrame (1.4) addresses this issue. This bugfix also improves...

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New HD Stop Motion Camera!

To celebrate the HD animation capabilities of our Stopmotion Explosion Animator application, we're releasing this shiny new camera in our store! Features full 1920 x 1080 HD resolution, manual focus (down to...

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